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Larceny

Theft Attorney in Nassau County, Long Island

Larceny is defined as the theft of another person’s property. If you are charged with larceny, you face a multitude of consequences. Many people do not understand the seriousness of stealing. Even those looking for the thrill of shoplifting can find themselves in a serious legal situation. Many people do not think that larceny is a criminal matter, but make no mistake, it is. In fact, most larceny charges are considered misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the value of the property stolen. If you are facing a larceny charge, contact Grunwald & Seman, P.C. as soon as possible. With over 30 years of experience, our firm will effectively defend you in court and explore every legal avenue to have your charges mitigated, or, in some cases, dropped altogether. If you need our legal services, contact Grunwald & Seman, P.C. for an initial consultation.

Consequences

If you are charged with larceny, you must understand the consequences you may face. Most convictions come with the potential of imprisonment. The penalties for various theft crimes are as follows:

Petit larceny

  • Property valued at $1,000 or less
  • Class A misdemeanor
  • Fines not to exceed $1,000
  • Up to 1 year in prison

Grand larceny in the fourth degree

  • Property valued between $1,000 and $3,000
  • Class E felony
  • Fines not to exceed $5,000 or double the offender’s gain from the crime
  • Potential for up to 4 years in prison

Grand larceny in the third degree

  • Property valued between $3,000 and $50,000
  • Class D felony
  • Potential for up to 7 years in prison

Grand larceny in the second degree

  • Property valued between $50,000 and $1 million
  • Class C felony
  • Up to 15 years in prison

Grand larceny in the first degree

  • Property valued at $1 million or more
  • Class B felony
  • Up to 25 years in prison

Contact a Long Island attorney to fight for your future

If you are charged with larceny, you need to contact an attorney. You are most likely looking at a criminal charge that could subject you to overwhelming fines, jail time, and a permanent criminal record. These charges could impact your life and livelihood. You need an experienced law firm to assess your case, guide you through your legal options, and effectively fight for your rights. At Grunwald & Seman, P.C. we are committed to our clients. We understand the serious situation you are in and we will explore every legal defense on your behalf. If you need an experienced legal team on your side, do not hesitate to contact Grunwald & Seman, P.C. today.

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